Diablo 4 Rapid Fire Rogue build: Skills, Aspects, more

Amitesh Dhar
Rogue in Diablo 4

The Rogue in Diablo 4 has a skill known as Rapid Fire that causes them to shoot multiple arrows in quick succession. So here’s a build that focuses on this skill and can get you all the way to level 100.

The Rogue in Diablo 4 is a versatile class that makes use of ranged weapons and traps to dispose of all enemies on the battlefield.

The class supports a high-risk-high-reward playstyle and has a steep learning curve, but once you get a hang of it, Rogues can be a fun class to play in Diablo 4.

While most builds focus a lot on the melee side of the class, here’s the best Rapid Fire Rogue build that concentrates on its ranged capabilities instead.

Diablo 4 Rapid Fire Rogue build skills

Here are the skills that you need to select when going for the Rapid Fire Rogue build in Diablo 4. Since you’ll be using this build for leveling and endgame activities, you won’t be changing your skill layout as you progress through different levels.

That said, here are the skills in the order that you need to unlock them:

3Enhanced Heartseeker
4Rapid Fire
5Fundamental Heartseeker
6Enhanced Rapid Fire
7Advanced Rapid Fire
9Siphoning Strikes
10Shadow Step
11Siphoning Strikes
12Enhanced Shadow Step
13Siphoning Strikes
14Siphoning Strikes
15Disciplined Shadow Step
18Poison Trap
19Dark Shroud
20Enhanced Dark Shroud
21Countering Dark Shroud
22Enhanced Poison Trap
23Countering Poison Trap
25Weapon Mastery
26Cold Imbuement
27Enhanced Cold Imbuement
28Mixed Cold Imbuement
29Reactive Defense
30Deadly Venom
31Debilating Toxins
32Alchemical Advantage
33Trap Mastery
34Trap Mastery
36Reactive Defense
38Reactive Defense
41Frigid Finesse
42Frigid Finesse
43Frigid Finesse
45Trap Mastery
Renown skill point -1Weapon Mastery
Renown skill point -2Weapon Mastery
Renown skill point -3Rapid Fire
Renown skill point – 4Rapid Fire
Renown skill point -5Deadly Venom
Renown skill point -6Deadly Venom
Renown skill point -7Dark Shroud
Renown skill point -8Dark Shroud
Renown skill point -9Debilitating Toxins
Renown skill point -10Debilitating Toxins

For the Rogue Specialization skill you need to use Combo Points with this build. Doing so will grant your Rapid Fire skill additional buffs whenever you gain three Combo Points.

Rapid Fire Rogue build Paragon Boards in Diablo 4

After you’ve hit level 50 with your Rogue, you’ll have access to the Paragon Boards. Here are the boards that you need to select, the Legendary Nodes that you need to build into, and the Glyphs that you need to use.

Board nameGlyphLegendary Node
Deadly AmbushAmbushDeadly Ambush
Cheap ShotDiminishCheap Shot
Exploit WeaknessControlExploit Weakness
Eldritch BountyCombatEldritch Bounty
Cunning StratagemCunning Stratagem

Diablo 4 Aspects to use with Rapid Fire Rogue build

The following Legendary Aspects work best with the Rapid Fire Rogue build in Diablo 4:

  • Helm (In case you’re not using Harlequin’s Crest) – Aspect of the Undying
  • Chest – Assimilation Aspect
  • Gloves (In case you’re not using Grasp of Shadow) – Aspect of Accursed Touch
  • Pants – Aspect of Might
  • Boots – Frostbitten Aspect
  • Amulet – Aspect of the Umbral
  • Ring 1 – Rapid Aspect
  • Bow – Edgemasters Aspect
  • Melee weapon 1 – Aspect of Moonrise
  • Melee weapon 2 – Aspect of the Expectant
Vampiric Aspect in the Codex of Power
The Codex of Power will grant you access to all Legendary Aspects in the game.

Rapid Fire Rogue build attribute priority

One of the primary attributes that you need to focus on for the Rapid Fire Rogue build in Diablo 4 is Dexterity. Since you’ll be using a lot of skills to amplify your damage, it’s worth investing in Dexterity because it increases the amount of skill damage you deal.

Secondly, it’s worth investing in Strength because it increases your Maximum Health in Diablo 4.

Uniques to use with the Diablo 4 Rapid Fire Rogue build

Here are the Uniques that you need to use with the Rapid Fire Rogue build in Diablo 4:

  • Scoundrel’s Kiss – Unique Ring
  • Harlequin Crest – Unique Helm
  • Grasp of Shadow – Unique Gloves (Optional)

Gems for Rapid Fire Rogue build in Diablo 4

Almost every single item that you use with your Rogue build in Diablo 4 will have at least one gem socket available. Here are the gems that you can use with this build:

  • Armor – Ruby
  • Weapons – Sapphire
  • Jewellery – Since gems on Jewellery grant elemental resistance, use the ones that compensate for the resistances you lack.
Blacksmith in Diablo 4
You can Temper your gear with stats you need at the Blacksmith.

When it comes to Tempering Affixes on your items, you need to make up for the stats that you’re missing. Of all the stats that you can get, Cooldown Reduction is absolutely important, as that will allow you to spam your skills.

You can also Temper elemental resistance Affixes on your items because you have a -50% to all resistances in World Tier 4.

That sums up everything you need to know about the Rapid Fire Rogue build in Diablo 4. For more information about the game, be sure to check out the following links:

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